© 2022 Kansas City Public Radio
NPR in Kansas City
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations

The Future for Independent Films?

3084784-1095444455.jpg

Steve Kraske talks with the director of Must Read After My Death, a film that may serve as a model for future film distribution: it was released in L.A. and New York City on one day, and on-line for $2.99 the next.By Up to Date, March 6, 2009

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-824629.mp3

Kansas City , Mo. – Independent film critics Cynthia Haines and Steve Walker join Up to Date host Steve Kraske for a conversation with director Morgan Dews about his new film.

View the film here

Brief Synopsis of Film:
When a Hartford couple turns to psychiatry for help with their marriage in 1960, things quickly spiral out of control. Couples counseling, individual and group therapy and 24-hour marathon sessions ensue. Their four children suffer and are given their own psychiatrists. Pills are prescribed, people are institutionalized, shock-therapy is administered. This is an intimate story in the family's own words, from an extraordinary collection of audio recordings and home movies, illuminating a difficult and extraordinary time.

KCUR serves the Kansas City region with breaking news and powerful storytelling.
Your donation helps make non-profit journalism available for everyone.